Mexico’s 23-Man squad did not come with many surprises apart from Rafael Marquez getting selected at the age of 39. But leading to the world cup Diego Reyes is injury worry while captain Hector Herrara was given special pemission to miss couple of training sessions after he and all Mexico squad were involved in late night party/booze and women. Below is the entire Mexico squad for 2018 World Cup.
Confirmed Mexico 23-Man Squad: Mexico announced their final 23-man squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup. Diego Reyes is injury worry but apart from that not many surprise in the squad.
|1||Guillermo Ochoa||Standard Liege||32||GK|
|3||Jonathan Orozco||Santos Laguna||31||GK|
|4||Héctor Moreno||Real Sociedad||31||Defender|
|6||Edson Alvarez||Club America||20||Defender|
|8||Diego Reyes||FC Porto||25||Defender|
|10||Carlos Salcedo||Eintracht Frankfurt||24||Defender|
|11||Jesus M. Corona||FC Porto||25||Midfielder|
|12||Andrés Guardado||Real Betis||31||Midfielder|
|13||Marco Fabian||Eintracht Frankfurt||28||Midfielder|
|14||Rafael Marquez||Club Atlas||39||Midfielder|
|16||Marco Fabián||LA Galaxy||28||Midfielder|
|17||Jonathan dos Santos||AEK Athens||27||Midfielder|
|19||Giovani dos Santos||LA Galaxy||28||Midfielder|
|20||Javier Hernández||West Ham United||29||Forward|
|21||Carlos Vela||Los Angeles||29||Forward|
|23||Raúl Jiménez||FC Porto||26||Forward|
Mexico National Coach: Juan Carlos Osorio
After leaving Brazilian football league club (São Paulo) in 2015. Juan Carlos Osorio singed three years contract deal with Mexico and become the new head coach of Mexico football team. Mexico winning ratio in the international tournaments improved. Juan Carlos tactics and players selection during the world cup 2018 qualifiers gives edge to Mexico on its opponents sides. After winning match from Trindad & Tabago it was for the first time Mexico finished top on the table after 1997.
Andrés Guardado the midfielder playing for (Real Betis) in Spanish La Liga will lead team from the front as captain in world cup 2018. He scored 25 goals for the national side in all competition in (145 match appearances). What kind of team selection this time Mexico football federation made will it based more youngsters or the experience players have edge on others. César Montes, Edson Álvarez, Omar Govea, and Hirving Lozano currently four players that are U23.
Mexico Schedule of World Cup 2018:
Mexico drawn in Group (F) of the world cup. Which later said to be group of death in world cup 2018. The first team Mexico face in the world cup group stage is (South Korea). Later they have tough opponents ahead which include (Germany and Sweden). Osorio the head coach of Mexico should prepare a good side big games.
- South Korea vs Mexico– 17 June 2018
- Germany vs Mexico – 23 June 2018
- Mexico vs Sweden – 27 June 2018